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The Stanford Center for Digital Health Affiliate Program provides a structure for companies to collaborate with our faculty to advance digital health innovations. Our program is designed to foster partnerships between industry and academia, promoting the development of cutting-edge technologies that have the potential to transform healthcare. The program provides unrestricted support for CDH’s research, teaching, and administrative activities.

The Affiliate Program is a membership program that offers valuable benefits to our industry partners. Members have opportunities to attend events where they can learn from and network with other digital health professionals. They will also have access to our team of experts in digital health, including clinicians, data scientists, and engineers. Strategic Level members have the opportunity to collaborate on projects and initiatives that are aligned with their business objectives.

Membership Benefits and Fees

 Affiliate $50kAssociate $200kStrategic $350k
Acknowledgement in CDH website and relevant publications/presentationsXXX
Facilitated meetings with Stanford faculty and researchersXXX
Invitations to Center for Digital Health events including meetings, seminars, or symposiaXXX
Regular updates on research, education and other CDH programsXXX
Student recruiting opportunitiesXXX
Faculty site visit to companies for presentation and discussion of research* XX
Support for a graduate student or postdoctoral scholar XX
Opportunity to send a visiting researcher to Stanford XX
Membership on the CDH Corporate Affiliate Board  X
Tailored educational program/workshop (1 event based on timely and complex strategic industry challenges. Companies have opportunity to provide input into topics.)  X
Opportunity to establish a flagship program/project within CDH  X
Introductions to leading companies and in the digital health and AI space  X

*The site presentations and all information, data, and results arising from such visitation interactions will be shared with all members and the public.

Affiliate Program members may provide additional funding. All research results arising from the use of the additional funding will be shared with all program members and the general public.  Affiliate Program members may request the additional funding be used to support a particular area of program research identified on the program’s website, or the program research of a named faculty member, as long as the faculty is identified on the program website as participating in the Affiliate Program. In either instance, the director of the Affiliate Program will determine how the additional funding will be used in the program’s research.

The site presentations and all information, data, and results arising from such visitation interactions will be shared with all members and the public.

Participating Faculty

Professor Eleni Linos, MD, DrPH, Director, Center for Digital Health and Professor Euan Ashley, MD, PhD, Head of Science and Technology, Center for Digital Health

Program Requirements

Corporate members provide annual membership fees with an expected three-year commitment. All memberships are subject to Stanford University Policies for Industry Affiliates Programs. Please see the Stanford Research Policy Handbook for details. Information on the Stanford University visiting scholar program can be found here.

The CDH Industry Affiliate Program will use and develop open-source software, and it is the intention of the CDH Industry Affiliate Program that any software will be released under an open source model.

Member Application

Member applications are accepted year-round. The first organizations to join will receive designation as a Founding Member in the Stanford CDH Industry Affiliate Program. Founding members will have additional opportunities for engagement, including a Founding Member event with Stanford digital health leaders.

For more information and to apply, please contact our team at

Current Members